Using a Daily Planner helps my days flow smoothly. It took me awhile to realize planning was very helpful for me as a stay at home Mom. When I transitioned back to working outside the home, it was even more important. In the chaos of daily life I could see what I do accomplish each day. I also learned to have reasonable expectations. For example, I may want to do 20 tasks but I know I can only reasonably complete 5. This helps me balance each day.